Editorials

Guest Editorial: Three Boardmembers make their endorsements for HPS

A school board functions best when it can be a genuine link between the community and the school system. All seven members are responsible for working with the…

Cooperation will be key in transforming Jos. Campau

One of Hamtramck’s most prominent commercial property owners has come under scrutiny in the past couple of weeks. A report in the online publication Mlive.com has stirred up…

News

The Tertzag year: City’s past financial turmoil finally catches up

The Tertzag year: City’s past financial turmoil finally catches up

  By Charles Sercombe This coming Tuesday, the city will find out if Kyle Tertzag…

City ends charge for new garbage containers

City ends charge for new garbage containers

    By Charles Sercombe Left hand, meet the right hand. In Hamtramck, the city…

A familiar face returns to take over role of city manager

A familiar face returns to take over role of city manager

    By Charles Sercombe If the state approves, Hamtramck will have a new city…

Election season’s first stirring

Election season’s first stirring

  By Charles Sercombe This year’s election season just sparked to life. And it involves…

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Business

Market’s closing signals more change to come in city’s retail offerings

Market’s closing signals more change to come in city’s retail offerings

  By Charles Sercombe A Hamtramck shopping landmark is now history. The Polish Market on Jos. Campau and Belmont abruptly announced it was closing this past weekend on…

Medical complex is part of Conant reinvention and rebirth

Medical complex is part of Conant reinvention and rebirth

  By Charles Sercombe A few years ago a former Polish bakery sat empty and falling apart on Conant near Evaline. But much like the rest of Conant…

DDA is offering grants for businesses to purchase new signs

DDA is offering grants for businesses to purchase new signs

  Jos. Campau business owners who are thinking about getting a new sign this year have a helping hand waiting. The city’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is once…

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Photo Gallery

Faces from the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival 2016

Faces from the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival 2016

By Charles Sercombe One of our favorite pastimes at the festival is people watching. There are so many interesting faces and…

News

It’s final for city manager

It’s final for city manager

  By Charles Sercombe It now looks like City Manager Katrina Powell will not get a contract extension. Mark Stema, a member of a state-appointed financial review…

Features

Art collective will now be in charge of ‘Hamtramck Disneyland’

Art collective will now be in charge of ‘Hamtramck Disneyland’

  By Charles Sercombe You can continue to go to “Disneyland” here in Hamtramck without actually leaving the city for many years to come. A group of…

Editorials

Change in election law will hurt Hamtramck voters

It’s not often we talk about issues outside of Hamtramck. But recently Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, signed into law two very bad pieces of election law…

Sports

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

For the first time in years, HHS baseball team come home champs

By Alan Madeleine Last week, Hamtramck High’s boys’ varsity baseball team won their first district championship since … well, since anybody can seem to remember. And the…